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September 2018

Prof Dr Gavin D’Costa Christian-Jewish relations: new and difficult questions

September 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St Mark’s Church, Leeds Road
Harrogate, HG2 8AY United Kingdom
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This lecture will address the question: if the covenant with Israel is irrevocable (Romans 11.29), what does that mean for Christians who accept that and believe that salvation is from Christ alone?

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November 2018

Revd Prof Dr Charlotte Methuen The Reformation and Brexit: history and the position of the UK in Europe

November 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St Mark’s Church, Leeds Road
Harrogate, HG2 8AY United Kingdom
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The English Reformation has been cited as evidence both for and against the decision of the UK to leave the EU.  Henry VIII’s idiosyncratically independent stance has been contrasted with the European dimension of Thomas Cranmer’s contacts and the influence of continental Reformers in England and in Scotland.  This paper will examine those arguments, and explore them in the context of the engagement of the Churches of England and Scotland in the debates surrounding Brexit.  What insights might the history…

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November 2019

Revd Prof Jeremy Duff “Today is the day – for everyone! Growing Church in Luke and Acts” (live lecture)

November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St Mark’s Church, Leeds Road
Harrogate, HG2 8AY United Kingdom
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In Jesus’ lifetime, people met him face to face, and he gathered around him a community of Jewish men and women who thought he was the one to redeem Israel. Today we use the language of ‘meeting Jesus’ and of growing the church (community), but mean something a little different -  meeting Jesus in a non-physical way, and a community made up of people from every nation and culture. In this lecture we will see how Luke and Acts together…

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December 2019

Dr Elaine Storkey “Gender and Justice” (live lecture) POSTPONED to 7 Dec at MOWBRAY COMMUNITY CHURCH

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mowbray Community Church, Westmoreland Street
Harrogate, HG1 5AT United Kingdom
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January 2020

Rt Revd James Jones KBE “The spiritual and moral imperatives in the life of Christ” (live lecture)

January 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In the Gospel of Luke Jesus says fourteen times ‘It behoves me…’ He talks explicitly about the moral and spiritual imperatives under which he lives and dies. In an age that is at sea about what is right and wrong can these imperatives be applied to our own lives?

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December 2020

Revd Dr Malcolm Guite “Christ and the Poetic Imagination” (live lecture)

December 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
On-line by zoom only

This will be live-streamed via Zoom, starting at 10am. There will be an opportunity to ask questions after the lecture, and we expect to finish about 11.30am. We are very excited to be welcoming Revd Dr Malcolm Guite who is well known as a poet and was due to come to us in March at the start of the first lock-down. We are making a small charge of £4 per computer / tablet etc. for this lecture and we have…

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September 2021

Archbishop Stephen Cottrell

September 25, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St Mark’s Church, Leeds Road
Harrogate, HG2 8AY United Kingdom
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Travelling Well: A Theological Reflection on the Place of Pilgrimage in the Christian Life   Cost  £8.00, including breakfast and mid-morning refreshments; students: £5 per lecture; under 18s free. Fees payable preferably in advance by the online booking system Eventbrite or on the day by contactless card or cheque (to Harrogate School of Theology and Mission). Zoom live-stream of lectures: £5 per person, bookable via Eventbrite. To buy tickets on Eventbrite open this link:   https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/archbishop-stephen-cottrell-lecture-travelling-well-tickets-169600119523  

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November 2021

Canon Dr Mark Powley

November 20, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St Mark’s Church, Leeds Road
Harrogate, HG2 8AY United Kingdom
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In Search of the Presence of God: How We Meet God in Worship What is the presence of God? How do we come to know it? Is it possible to make sense of our experience in a way that honours both God and science? Mark Powley will share the fruits of ten years of PhD research on the presence of God in worship. There will be an opportunity to consider the ‘signs of God’ in our own lives. The session…

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January 2022

Rt Revd Toby Howath

January 29, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St Mark’s Church, Leeds Road
Harrogate, HG2 8AY United Kingdom
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Working with Yorkshire’s Muslim Communities Christians working with Muslims (and vice versa) face particular joys and challenges, not least in our global and national context in which Muslims are often spoken of negatively in the press, on social media and by politicians. Reflecting on his experience in Bradford and more widely, Bishop Toby will share some biblical and other theological resources that he has picked up along the way, including ways in which these friendships and other engagements have enriched…

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March 2022

Dr Selina Stone – EVENT CANCELLED

March 26, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St Mark’s Church, Leeds Road
Harrogate, HG2 8AY United Kingdom
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Free – £8

Holy Spirit, Holy Bodies? Pneumatology, Embodiment and Justice The Holy Spirit is often considered to be interested in transformation, but we can sometimes struggle to imagine what this means. For pentecostals and charismatics who have historically prioritised the ministry of the Spirit, encounter the Spirit can be limited to individualised ideas about healing, or to individual empowerment. What are the implications of this perspective on the Spirit, and what else is possible? This lecture will explore how a broader understanding…

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